FREE VIRTUAL EVENT • ETA MEMBERS ONLY

STATE OF PAYMENTS

Business Trends & Changes Affecting Payments

JANUARY 25 12:30PM ET

Hear from the leaders of ETA’s Industry Affairs Committees on what lies ahead for payments in 2024.

The ETA Industry Affairs Committees cover a broad range of technologies that are driving the industry and include Crypto, Cybersecurity, Mobile Payments, Banks, Payment Facilitators, Payments Sales & Strategy, Retail Technology, Risk Fraud & Security, and Technology.

Committee chairs and co-chairs will share their views on the business trends and changes affecting payments.   ETA’s Government Affairs will share their political outlook for payments as well.

Questions? Contact Scott Talbott at stalbott@electran.org.

Agenda

12:30 pm

Opening Remarks

  • Jodie Kelley, CEO, ETA

12:40 pm

ETA Committees' Outlook for 2024

LATAM

CO-CHAIRS

  • Ana Vasconcellos, Head of Acceptance & SMBs, LAC Region, Visa
  • Leon Vega, Executive Director - Latam M.S., J.P. Morgan

Crypto/Blockchain

CHAIR

  • Eric Brown, CEO, BlockWyre

VICE CHAIR

  • Bradley Riss, Chief Commercial Officer, Checkout.com

Payment Sales & Strategy

CHAIR

  • George Smith, Head of Sales, Clerkie

PCI/Cybersecurity

CHAIR

  • Adam Perella, Technical Director, Schellman Compliance

VICE CHAIR

  • Emily Baxter, Consultant, RPY Innovations

Payment Facilitator

CO-CHAIRS

  • Deana Rich, Co-CEO & Co-Founder, Infinicept
  • Caroline Hometh, Managing Partner, RPY Innovations

Retail Technology

CHAIR

  • Russ Palay, VP of Product Management, Infinicept

VICE CHAIR

  • Jay Myers, Director of Global Merchant & Network Services, American Express

Mobile Payments

CHAIR

  • Natalia Leonardis, VP of Business Development, CardFlight

VICE CHAIRS

  • Craig Ross, Manager Channel Partnerships, Apple
  • Olivia Tomares, Payments Platform Partnerships, Google

Artificial Intelligence (AI)

CHAIR

  • Russell Moore, Director of Corporate Strategy & Development, Global Payments

VICE CHAIRS

  • Donald Riddick, CLO & Company Secretary, Featurespace
  • Kevin Shamoun, SVP Product & Innovation, Fortis

Risk, Fraud & Security

CHAIR

  • Melissa Sutherland, Vice President, EverC

VICE CHAIR

  • Tom Humphrey, Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, Tesouro

Bank

CHAIR

  • Adrienne Gray, SVP, Payments Risk & Compliance, Commercial Bank of California

VICE CHAIR

  • Mary Meade-Kolsen, Senior Risk Executive Merchant Third Party ISO Merchant Service, Synovus

Compliance

CO-CHAIRS

  • Tom Bloodworth, Director, Enterprise Compliance, Global Payments
  • Gina Gioia-Ranson, CAMS, VP of Compliance, AML and OFAC Officer, North American Bancard
  • Rob Johnson, Senior Director, Visa Rules Management, North America, Visa

2:00 pm

The Intersection of Policy & Payments

How policymakers in Washington, D.C., the states, and Canada, are thinking about payments during 2024.

  • Scott Talbott, Executive Vice President, ETA

2:05 pm

Closing Remarks

  • Jodie Kelley, CEO, ETA

ETA CPP CE Credits

The ETA CPP™ certification program sets the standard for professional performance in the payments industry and is a symbol of excellence. It signifies that an individual has demonstrated the knowledge and skills required to perform competently in today’s complex electronic payments environment.

This event is approved for up to two (2) ETA CPP™ Continuing Education (CE) credit. Credit is earned at the rate of one credit per 50 minutes of electronic transactions industry-related session time, including questions and answers, excluding lunches and breaks.